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Cardiovascular Consultants

Elliot Hospital
1 Elliot Way
EHS Pavilion
Manchester, NH 03103

Phone:
Cardiovascular Consultants Office: 603-627-1669
Pacemaker/Cardiac Device Clinic: 603-663-8550
Fax: 603-624-2297

Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm



Meet The Team

Kerry McDonald, MSN, APRN, FNP-C

Elliot Cardiovascular Consultants

Education:
Master of Science in Nursing: Graduated May 2020
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Manchester, NH

Bachelor of Science in Nursing: Graduated May 2014
Saint Anselm College, Manchester, NH

Licensure & Certification:
American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family Nurse Practitioner Certification
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of New Hampshire
Registered Nurse, State of New Hampshire
Registered Nurse, State of Massachusetts
American Heart Association Basic Life Support for the Healthcare Provider Certification
American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Certification

Employment Experience:
Clinical Nurse II: July 2014 to present
Cardiac Intermediate Care Unit, Elliot Hospital, Manchester, NH

Identifies patient issues and provides attentive care to patients with diagnoses including, but not limited to, congestive heart failure and acute coronary syndrome. Utilizes extensive medical knowledge of cardiac care procedures including cardiac catheterizations and pacemaker/ICD insertions. Have a solid technical expertise in the use of continuous patient monitoring equipment and 12-lead electrocardiograms. Performs detailed assessments of intermediate and progressive care patients. Provides thorough patient teaching regarding various procedures and provides patients with detailed followup instructions prior to release.

Staff Nurse – Clinician: October 2015 to September 2017
General Medicine, Ellison 12, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

Provided care to patients with complex medical diagnoses and a wide range of acuity. Enabled me to acquire a diverse and extensive knowledge of illnesses of many body systems. Worked alongside the Clinical Nurse Specialist to enhance my skills in providing wound care. Coordinated with the role the Attending Nurse of the unit to determine the safest plan for patient discharge. Also acted as a mentor and provided education regarding telemetry monitoring to nurses on the unit without prior telemetry experience. Further enhanced patient advocacy and therapeutic communication skills with patients.

Clinical Experience
Family Nurse Practitioner Student: January 2020 to May 2020
Elliot Cardiovascular Consultants, Manchester, NH

Preceptor: Ashley Lynch, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Focus: Cardiovascular health, cardiovascular testing, ~90 hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student: January 2020 to April 2020
Senior Health Primary Care, Manchester, NH

Preceptor: Hetal Dave, MD
Focus: Senior medicine, family medicine, ~90 hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student: September 2019 to December 2019
Plymouth Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Plymouth, NH

Preceptor: Ashley Francis, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Focus: Pediatric primary care, 83 hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student: September 2019 to December 2019
Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH

Preceptor: Amy McCormack, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Focus: Women’s health, pediatrics, family primary care, 95 hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student: May 2019 to August 2019
Amoskeag Family Practice, Manchester, NH

Preceptor: Ghinwa Hassan, MD
Focus: Family primary care, pediatrics, women’s health, 146 hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student: May 2019 to August 2019
Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH

Preceptor: Amy McCormack, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Focus: Family primary care, pediatrics, women’s health, 36 hours

Family Nurse Practitioner Student: January 2019 to April 2019
Mid-State Health Center, Plymouth, NH

Preceptor: Amy McCormack, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Focus: Family primary care, pediatrics, women’s health, 93 hours

Honors and Leadership Activities
Inducted into Sigma Theta Tau, Nurse Honor Society
Selected for Presidential Scholarship, NH CEO Scholarship, and the Robert J. Davolio Scholarship
Selected by nurse manager to act as a team leader, charge nurse, and new graduate nurse preceptor
Selected by nurse manager to attend the Albert H. Brown Medical Nurse Visiting Scholar Program
Accepted as a member of the Quality and Safety Leadership Committee at MGH for 2017
Accepted as a member of the Unit Practice Council on CICU at Elliot in August 2017

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